Checklist to Bring to Your Relief Shift

Congratulations on doing all the legwork and good luck on your upcoming shift! If you need help finding practices or resources for veterinary relief work, follow Sound Vet Med.

Checklist to bring with you to your shift:

  • [ ] Stethoscope

  • [ ] Clean spare scrubs

  • [ ] Lunch/water bottle/snacks

  • [ ] Copy of state-applicable licensure +/- DEA license

  • [ ] Penlight, bandage scissors, etc. if needed

  • [ ] Lab coat w/name tag

  • [ ] Spare pen, permanent marker and highlighter

  • [ ] Reference materials:

    • Google Drive login or jump drive with your own reference sources if desired
    • Plumbs or VIN login information to look up drug dosing
    • any reference textbooks or cheat sheets you use on a regular basis
  • [ ] Computer or tablet or smartphone w/charger

  • [ ] Note-keeping system to record mileage, hours worked +/- overtime

  • [ ] A positive attitude and good sense of humor!